How to clear your printer spooler

Larry Cohen researched ‘How to clear your printer spooler’ and has provided the following techniques.

  1. For advanced users, this technique will work with all printer types but requires advanced technical knowledge.
    1. Open the RUN Box by simultaneously pressing the windows key and ‘R’ key.
    2. Type  net stop spooler  and press OK
    3. Again open the RUN Box by simultaneously pressing the windows key and ‘R’ key.
    4. Type  net start spooler and press OK
    5. Here are .jpgs of how to do this.
  2. Use HP Print and Scan Doctor for HP Printers
    1. If you own a HP printer you could try their free program  “HP Print and Scan Doctor.” It came with Larry’s printer and on Larry’s computer it was found at—\C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Diagnostics\PSDR\HPPSDr.exe

This article was graciously provided by Larry Cohen.

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